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Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By Tbird
This has been the case in the Netherlands for a...

This has been the case in the Netherlands for a long time. Usually it's the narrow one lane streets that get the exemption not multiple-lane streets like Hawthorne. We don't have an an abundance of...
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 959
Posted By Tbird
I've got one

that I'll sell you for $20.
It's a softside bag, circa 1989, I've used it tons, but I don't travel as much anymore.
PM me if to want it.
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,214
Posted By Tbird
Schwalbe

Width has less to do with "quickness" of a tire then does tread profile. It's all about rolling resistance ( tread profile), true narrower tires can get up to a higher pressure with less volume than...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,082
Posted By Tbird
By federal law...

e-bikes are limited to 20 mph
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,210
Posted By Tbird
It should work, if...

both parties, cyclist and ped/passengers exiting vehicle try to make it work. It works quite well in multiple high density places around the world. I find it laughable that folks think this won't...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,428
Posted By Tbird
nice

Go Todd B!
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,895
Posted By Tbird
Exclamation Sting at 34th/Clinton

Saw a sting in progress at 34th/Clinton.
One biker and one motorist being ticketed, several boys in blue hiding behind Clinton Market, just waiting.
Wonder if this is fall out from Tonyt's...
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,169
Posted By Tbird
Talking Clinton should have...

more cops to catch the cut thru traffic in the morning and evening.
Yeah this little man was showing just how little he really is, BUT, we are seriously lacking a police presence to curtail the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,973
Posted By Tbird
Talking Well, the danger comes from cars, so I'm more...

Well, the danger comes from cars, so I'm more worried about my relatives and loved ones who drive a car.

Mostly my folks are accustomed to it. I started cycling regularly at a fairly young age. By...
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,206
Posted By Tbird
Interesting. After watching the clip, I think the...

Interesting. After watching the clip, I think the message further illustrates the need for separated cycle tracks. It's obvious that most motorists don't care or just don't know how dangerous their...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,880
Posted By Tbird
Wink Not true. As of present it is legal to...

Not true.
As of present it is legal to possess, grow and consume in at least 14 states, Oregon being one of them. The only caveat is it must be for Medical Use or under recommendation from your...
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,727
Posted By Tbird
It's arrogant, period.

It's arrogant, period.
Forum: Newbie Forum 12-03-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,974
Posted By Tbird
Se clinton between 39th and 20th Se Belmont -...

Se clinton between 39th and 20th
Se Belmont - out to 50th
Ne Alberta 13-40 something-th
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,135
Posted By Tbird
No No No No No

No No No No No
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-23-2008, 07:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,538
Posted By Tbird
marathon plus have a thick puncture proof layer...

marathon plus have a thick puncture proof layer which is darn near impossible to penetrate. I ran my last pair for 2 years and only changed them out because the tread was getting low. No flats for 2...
Forum: Family Riding 07-16-2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,156
Posted By Tbird
Talking On the subject...

When we lived in the Hague a couple years ago these Bak's were just rearing their heads around The Netherlands. I even briefly discussed bringing them to PDX when we moved back. The average Dutch...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2008, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,593
Posted By Tbird
Red face Not surprising... Elephants, or in this case...

Not surprising... Elephants, or in this case Mastadons (read: pointless, outdated and hopefully soon extinct), have always been terrified of mice.
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,588
Posted By Tbird
It's not the pants it's the bike. Roadie, drop...

It's not the pants it's the bike.
Roadie, drop bar set ups put you more forward causing more stress on your britches. I ride an upright city bike with a chain guard. No need to roll up one pants...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,473
Posted By Tbird
We go car -lite in my home...meaning we don't own...

We go car -lite in my home...meaning we don't own a car, but do Zip-car (formerly Flex-car) and I think between my partner & I we spent about $120-150 per month the past year, in the summer almost...
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2008, 03:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,360
Posted By Tbird
Comical...

reading the replies here...
GND is right with her initial request.
Give an AUDIBLE warning. I stay away from shouting "ON yer LEFT..." Do it if you just have to hear your own voice, is annoying...
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,148
Posted By Tbird
scappoose

Maybe not world class but VERY sweet single track loops can be had only 8 miles from DT PDX, I've even taken the tri-met bus out and back for a MTB ride. It involves 2 miles of paved climbing and the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,581
Posted By Tbird
Veloce on 32/ hawthorne

Veloce on 32/ hawthorne
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-17-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,069
Posted By Tbird
I got one at

Clever Cycles. It glows a solid light or blinky. I actually put mine on my wrists(for turn signals) since my bike has a closed chain case, no need to strap my pants. I think there like $4-5 or so.
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By Tbird
Fyi

electric assist is the fastest growing segment worldwide in the bike industry, second only to cargo/utility cycling. Combine the two and BOOM, we could kill the car.
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,831
Posted By Tbird
I'm not so sure that allowing motorists to be...

I'm not so sure that allowing motorists to be able to "pass over 'em comfortably up to 25 MPH.." should be the goal. In fact I'd say just the opposite should be where we strive to be. The ability to...
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